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MICR Council

Clayton C. Yates, PhD
Chairperson

Clayton C. Yates, PhD

(2022-2023)

Director Center for Biomedical Research
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama

Camille C. R. Ragin, PhD
Chair-Elect

Camille C. R. Ragin, PhD

(2020-2023)

Professor, Cancer Prevention and Control
Fox Chase Cancer Center – Temple Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD
Past Chairperson

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD

(2022-2023)

Vice Dean, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Professor, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Jacksonville, Florida

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Chief Executive Officer
American Association for Cancer Research
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, MPH, PhD

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, MPH, PhD

(2021-2024)

Associate Dean for Community Initiatives,
Keck School of Medicine (KSOM)
Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement
Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Melissa B. Davis, PhD

Melissa B. Davis, PhD

(2021-2024)

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Research
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Luis A. Diaz Jr., MD

Luis A. Diaz Jr., MD

(2020-2023)

Head of Division of Solid Tumor Oncology Greyer Family Chair
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD

Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD

(2020-2023)

Professor of Internal Medicine & Associate Director, Center for Health Equity & Community Engagement Research
Mayo Clinic Florida
Jacksonville, Florida

Dorothy A. Rhoades, MD, MPH

Dorothy A. Rhoades, MD, MPH

(2021-2024)

Clinical Professor
Stephenson Cancer Center, Oklahoma University Health Science Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD

(Ex Officio)

Director, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, Maryland